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2020 Virtual Lead Arts Instructor 

Position Requirements


  • Lead team and campers on designated creative camp activities based on your program and curriculum provided by The Handwork Studio.

  • Lead and manage your team in ensuring a warm, friendly, and fun environment for campers, parents, etc.

  • Lead and manage your team on ensuring the safety and well-being of campers at all times.

  • Lead and manage your team on adhering to The Handwork Studio mission and values



  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills for leading your team, teaching children, communicating with parents, etc.

  • Tech skills preferred including but not limited to: using video conferencing platforms, G-suite, texting, etc.

  • Competent in any of the following techniques but not limited to:

    • Hand-sewing

    • Embroidery

    • Knitting

    • Crocheting

    • Weaving

    • Story-telling

    • Fashion Sketching or Illustration

    • Cardboard construction

    • Leading a classroom

    • General Arts and Crafts



  • Bountiful energy to sit, stand, play, and create throughout the day.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with children.

  • 2 years of leadership/management experience.

  • At least 1 year of experience in any of the techniques listed in the above skills section.

  • Complete all required training and paperwork and background checks

  • A passion and a strong desire to work with children in a creative environment

  • Access to a smartphone

  • Access to a computer with a web camera

  • Quiet Space to broadcast from.

  • Comfortable using technology

  • Possess a nurturing and compassionate sense of humor

  • Ability to complete approximately 15 hours of paid pre-camp training (generally throughout the month of May and early June)

  • Availability to work from approximately June-August, Monday-Fridays, 8am-4pm


  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time

  • Maintained mental and physical alertness

Location Annapolis-Maryland  
About the Organization The Handwork Studio is where kids learn by making. Children explore and acquire a variety of skills from woodworking to cooking, designing, building and learning to sew. The Handwork Studio Camps are where imagination comes to life.

We partner with some of the country's premiere independent private schools and universities. Our staff of professional artists, instructors, and skilled teachers love passing down the tradition of all different types of handwork skills.

The Handwork Studio is designed to...

Nurture its students

Provide a positive social environment

Encourage a "Can Do" attitude

Foster creativity

Instill learning lifetime skills

The Result: Making amazing projects, gaining new friends, and deep sense of accomplishment, all while having fun!  

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